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2015.07.27 | 一蚊一罐

[Volume 10 Issue 7, #2042]
1 Can for RM1.. 1 Tin RM1
Vending Machines Selling Canned Drinks at RM1 Each
上個月嘅某一日, 我喺度投訴某汽水售賣機, 俾咗RM2以為係支500ml樽裝, 結果只係得罐325ml嘅.. 可能好多人都覺得係芝麻綠豆之事, 因為依家百物皆漲價, RM2一罐汽水其實同好多地方賣嘅咁上下.. 不過呢, 可能係我少買汽水之故, 所以就尚係停留在「RM1.50一罐汽水」嘅年代, 哈哈哈!! 又或者因為我近年買親汽水, 都會去搵呢啲一蚊一罐嘅售賣機啦.. 大家有眼見到上面張相啦, 有幾部我呢幾日影嘅售賣機, 冇花冇假, 真係存在喺唔少地方㗎, 我發誓我冇改過啲相㗎!! 所以話, 要一個平時用RM1買一罐汽水嘅人, 忽然大喇喇俾RM2喎, 都好難怪佢會又鬧又咒部機嘅~~ :p
後注: 以上相片由左至右嘅「一蚊一罐」售賣機地點 - KL Sentral, Masjid Jamek輕鐵站(如果冇錯嘅話, Putra全部站都好似奛一兩部嘅), 白沙羅宜家傢俬..
someday last month, i complained about feeding RM2 to a vending machine, expecting to get a 500ml bottle of drinks but it ended up giving me just a 325ml can.. maybe many thought that was not a big deal since things are getting more expensive now, and that RM2 for a 325ml can of drinks is not a big difference from retail price.. however, i really seldom buy canned drinks so i'm still lagging behind in that RM1.50-for-a-can age, hahaha!!! or maybe because in recent years, if i ever buy any, i always go and find these machines selling a can for only RM1.. now you see the photos above of a few vending machines that i took these few days, they do actually exists in many places and i swear i did not edit them at all!! now you understand why someone who use to pay RM1 for a can of drinks would shout and curse the machine that charges RM2~~ :p
NOTE: location of "1 Can for RM1" vending machines from left to right in the photo above - KL Sentral, Masjid Jamek LRT Station (if not mistaken all Putra LRT stations have got one or two), IKEA Damansara..
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93 comments:

  1. I hardly buy from vending machine, guess most of the time is buy before movie, because the tesco mbo apparently, only sell mineral water, so the only choices is goes to the vending machine, RM1 for one is 1 one is good, RM1 then have to find 50 cents, if RM2 for 1 is too expensive lo.

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    1. eh, I'm FC today, 久违的。。。hahaha!! Because nowadays, my timetable very tight, so I just wait for feedly update, didn't check out every blog frequently.

      I know the IKEA one, just have few choices of drinks...wonder so why they put so many layers for what...but even so it's cheaper than buy drinks from the counter.

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    2. Me too, hardly buy from vending machines, sometimes lazy wanna find small change, but now most vending machines accept notes also right? And can return the balance right? Hehe, too long no use liao so not so sure..
      Anyway, I usually just buy from counter, no need to concern about giving small change or what cause no matter how much I give sure they got the balance to give me back one :p

      Ya ho Sheta, seems like we both are super busy woman, haha xD But you are better, at least still can blog more than me.

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  2. Good afternoon SK

    mak oi..... terrer la you. used 3 sentences to create 1 whole blog post! *clap hands*


    word count how many ah? sorry i lazy to count one by one and this blog no right click. Agak agak got 150 words gua. Sifu!! teacg please :)

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    1. Where got 3 sentences?? He wrote like a Chennai Thambee talking and rolling his tongue, blabbing the vending machine tales non stop. It is actually 10 sentences shortened to 1 long Tamil sentence but in English! Complicated?? Muahahaha

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    2. three sentence la. he put "....." after the sentence ma...means a pause instead of a full stop.

      First paragraph have two sentences. The first sentence stopped when her put esclaimation marks. The followed by second sentence la.


      Third sentence is at the "Note: " there lo, Where got one sentence leh.

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  3. Wow! Wow! I am shocked in disbelief that we still have RM1.00 for a can of drinks. I am not too sure of the brands inside the machine as it is so blurr but it is still liquid to quench our thirsts! That should be fine regardless of the brands.

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    1. Looking at the news headlines this afternoon that our ringgit HAS FALLEN again to the pit. I feel disgusted and unhappy that our economy is driving our inflation up so I have to tighten my belt and look for all these real bargain deals.

      Thambee you should post more ONE RINGGIT items that you know of. Share lah dei. Thank you

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    2. that's also my concern ... it's probably a different brand.. a cheaper one but if it tastes good .. then I will surely make a business out of it.. I'll buy a bunch from these machines then sell it to my mates with a double price LOL

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    3. Still have the RM1 can type of drinks leh from kedai runcit and smaller shop. Saw before raya there are some brand like Pepsi, mountain dew, seven up and etc selling at RM1 per can.

      Last week saw in Tesco selling the 500ml type of bottle Pesi for RM1 a bottle. But for the same bottle it would cost RM2.50 to RM3 a bottle in the vending machine. Am still puzzle how they justified the cost involve. Why so expensive from the vending machine. Or is it buy the machine very mahal?

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  4. yes i can still remember the RM2 vending machine post. hahaha... i also wanna complain leh. Last night went to a "Sei For" hypermarket. saw vending machines selling 100plus 325ml for rm2.50 leh. adui...you say you lagging at RM1.50 era ah? Me still at the RM1 era la. Lagi long time leh from you. I wonder why the price from vending macine is more expensive than from the normal store. Is it coz of the electric bill to maintain the machine? Renting of floor space(if any) for the machine? How ah? I don;t understand lo. What is the justification for the price. Maybe the petrol for the service man to come and add stock?

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    1. I think Mamarazzi is the most economical person when spending money and would stretch the dollar wisely to the maximum! Mamarazzi would now grow her own vegetables in her "jungle" and probably make her own sugar cane juice, promegranate juice and coconut water too!!

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    2. I agree with you, Anay, Mamarazzi will be able to make her own organic health can drink for Small Kuching. Other than, coconut and sugar cane, Mamarazzi can make Winter Melon juice too.

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    3. maybe the vending machine owners had to pay for the placement of their machines on that place so maybe the RM2 per can machines are paying greater rental fee? that's just theory of mine LOL

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    4. What to do? Ringgit Malaysia getting smaller and smaller. Now it's already nearly RM3 :S$1 leh..or have it reached RM3 per S$1 already?

      Aiya...our new minister kan last time call us to plant more vegetable so that no need to buy from outside and saves on GST.

      Not planting Sugar cane because it attracts big fire ants to make nest at the soil. Now looking to plant Stevia plant and use the leaves as replacement for sugar. much healthier too. Anyone have stevia plant to spare me? Thanks

      Eh...those can drinks in the vending machines contains tonnes of sugar lah. Not very good for health if drink too much. once in a while okay la.

      I wonder if they can use something like stevia plant to replace the sugar contents in those can drinks from the vending machine. Surely now technology very hit-tech already, someonbe can incorporate a healthier version of carbonated drinks with natural ingredients.

      Probably true la what you say, Bluedreamer, Probably the rental of space and the buying of the machine. They the owner pass off the overhead cost and the material cost to customers.

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    5. I guess it's always part of the business...in order for the vending machine owners to earn profit from renting the space, they had to raise the price

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    6. Yea, our Ringgit is really becoming smaller la, cham lo like that! Things pula getting expensive, almost everything GST pulak tu! >.<

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  5. Oh yes, I remember your previous blog post on that soft drink thingy.. Wah, you clever boy, I was wondering while I was reading, where’s the place, RM1 per drink, and you’ve already clarified in your post at the end there, chan hai clever boy..

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    1. Aiya, don’t say drinks la, even kids rides also RM1 per ride jor.. Neh, those you put in token one, in shopping malls there.. There’s a token machine next to the rides, RM1=1 token, you pay RM1, and 1 token will come out, and you use 1 token for a ride.. If canggih one like bigger machines or what, need 2 tokens leh, feel like kena con, but for the kids sake, and want them to be happy, aiya, just let them ride lor.. The ride quite long also la, like about 4 minutes (or 5?)…

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    2. Back to drinks, I seldom buy drinks from vending machine la, unless very thirsty, or got some unique drinks inside the machine.. If normal drinks like I used to see everyday, then won’t lor..

      Like yesterday, I tapau KFC for dinner, 2 snack plates, no drinks.. Buy 1L soft drinks, drink at home, same jugak.. And the kids requested for milo and ribena, I make my own at home, same jugak.. I guess tapau back to eat is better than eating out, can save on the drinks.. My opinion la..

      Then after dinner, the kids requested for ice cream.. I got a BIG tub of Nestle RM6.99 chocolate ice cream, I scoop out for the kids, they happy already.. Can save on ice cream too.. If eat out, wah, later their eyes saw the Gelato ice cream, pokai liao, RM6.90 per scoop babe! BR RM10 nett per scoop!

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    3. Uikks, you talking about vending machine drinks, I suddenly talk about eating out vs tapau home pulak.. But I guess the logic same kua.. Buy 1L drink, put at home, in the fridge.. Go home drink lor.. Tahan until go home and drink lor. No need to buy from machine lor..

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    4. But it depends jugak la.. If got RM1 for 500ml bottle drink, "kei dai" also geh.. Can buy a few actually.. Hmm, think twice, think carefully.. If got RM1 machine, then ok, can buy.. If no, tahan until go home, go 99 Speedmart buy 1L drink, RM3+ , go home drink lor..

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  6. RM1 for 1 can is very worthy dei! I squeeze my eyes to look at those cans trying to find the brands of the drinks. I saw Mountain Dew there. Am I right? Mountain Dew is RM1, cheap also eh! I very seldom buy from vending machine, I will take along my Tupperware brand bottle wherever I go, I will try to quench my thirst with plain that I take out with from home. I also try to cut down taking soft drinks, because of it sugar content is rather high. Perhaps, I will buy mineral water if I really have the need to buy from vending machine.

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    1. RM 1 for 1 bottle of mineral water is just normal priced. RM1 for 1 can of soft is considered cheap. So, you normally opt for soft drink or mineral water? SK, why don't you take your own tumbler with you? Then you can save RM1 as well. Me is being cheapo to advise you to do such. Hehehe!

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    2. Now with GST 6% in most of our purchase, we have to be more careful in spending money eh! Indeed, I will curse RM2 vending machine too when I know there are vending machine at RM1.

      We don't pay extra for unnecessary la!

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    3. RM2 for only 325ml. I just redeemed two cans of soft drink in my cafetaria, because I packed lunch to work today. Two cans of Chrysanthemums drinks were sold at RM3, meaning RM1.50 for 300ml. If it is to redeem 100 Plus, I need to pay extra RM0.60, meaning a can of 100Plus is sold at RM1.80 at my office cafetaria.

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    4. I think maybe Mountain Dew and Pepsi is from the same company. Recently I saw those are being sold at RM1 per can and at Tesco the 500ml bottle of pepsi is selling for RM1 too. Maybe it's promotion kot.

      LOL...your eye sight very good la. can see what brand in the vending machine.I still puzzling it out leh., Maybe coz I seldom but those carbonated drinks from vending machines . Only know have 100plus, coke, pepsi and mountain dew. the rest i blur blur what brand LOL.

      Me too like you la Yannie. Now bring own bottle of water, I see sometimes those "mineral" water being sold in the machine or the shops at RM1 not really mineral water. see the label properly it state as "drinking water". Means air pipe kan? Like that might as well bring own water.

      I would freeze overnight half a tupperware of water in the freezer then next morning when wanna travel just add a bit more water to top it up. This way i will get ice cold water whenever I travel. Kaldip likes iced water. For me anything can la.

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    5. Yannie, canteen still can redeem stuff? I thought after the Japanese take over, no longer exist liao, miss the moment I was there, hehe..

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  7. I hardly buy drink from vending machine unless really really in need of a drink...

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  8. I love the vending machine at Lake Garden. RM1 for 1 can also. Much cheaper to get drinks there than buying at the stalls.

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    1. lina, Lake Garden? Which Lake Garden, Taiping? If yes, I better go checking out there for RM1 can drink.

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    2. lake Garden KL or Lake Garden Taiping?

      Sometimes no choice then baru buy from vending machine. If from stalls need to see how "clean" is the stall. I dont like buying those colorful drinks.

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    3. Erm I don't think it's lake garden Taiping, there macam no vending machines.. Or is it at the paddling center there? Long time never go that area liao~

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  9. Oh, I never buy from vending machine for a long long time now... so I don't know how much exactly it cost these days... RM1 for a can is surprising.. I thought it would be cost much more with the rising standard of living and of course, GST! Better drink mineral water.. hehehee...

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  10. muahahaha....so, you go around and check out the vending machines and their prices? Well, it's not uncommon for some places to be cheaper than some other places. For example, in a school or institution, it should be much cheaper than a shopping mall or sports hub.

    eh... I cannot see the price in the pictures leh ... so, which one is cheaper? The Masjid Jamek?

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  11. But its really difficult to find a RM1 per can wor... unless those are locally made drinks. Even a 100+ cost RM1+ at least if you buy in bulk , so definitely for those paraded in the vending machine must be more expensive. They also need to cater to the electricity to cool it down, publicity and manpower resources to check the inventory.

    I guess it's at least around Rm2. In SG, a can of 100+ cost be $1.30 as I usually had one after my workout. Don't think I can find cheaper than that.

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    1. True, RM 1 per can memang very rare now. Since everything is getting expensive. Locally made also very hard to find at this price leh... You see even plain water also need about 40 cent liao.

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  12. I never really buy from vending machines in Malaysia but a lot from SG and it always around $1+. Well, I guess those places you mentioned selling cheaper drinks could be sponsored by the place itself like Masjid, Kl Sentral and etc. Of course, I don't think Ikea will be that cheap.

    It also depends on that place itself. Maybe more atas places will raise the price of the can drinks ...hahaha... Normal la. if you go to Legoland or Genting Highlands, the drinks will cost you a bomb regardless it is from the stores or vending machines.

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    1. I think you are not aware that those cheaper vending machines need not get sponsors. Why should the premise owners sponsor them when the drinks manufacturers already made too much profits from water based drinks!!! Even at RM1 per bottle could easily fetch them 400% profits!! That is awful lots of profit margin when you see the large quantity.

      You probably never visited IKEA for many donkey years or never understood IKEA's smart way of running business that even my dog understands. LOL
      They sell the cheapest and yummiest ice cream until today. Cheaper and more creamier than McD's.
      They also sell the most delicious and cheapest Hot Dogs with unlimited generous fillings and sauces as per your liking.
      They also sell the hottest and more fabulous curry puffs at dirt cheap prices! They do all that to make you believe that all the furnitures and household items at IKEA are equally well priced and dirt cheap. My dog knows it is not true lah. Woof!

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    2. really ah, ANay. I didn't know that. . 400% profit is very high leh. Then some machine selling m2.50 per can...those earn much higher la?

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  13. Anyway, I do feel that frustration of paying more at certain places. If I just paid only Rm1 all along at a certain place , said a Sports centre and then suddenly I gotta fork out so much for the same drink at another location, just because I am thirsty and can't help it, sure a lot of people will curse at it. It's akin to daylight robbery.

    Afterall, it's the same drink and why can't they just standardized the cost? Of course, if it can be avoided, then that's the best but when you are thirsty and needed a drink dreadfully, well, we have to fork out the extra. I remember my kid was asking me to get him a drink at the stadium and the 100+ cost more than the usual price.

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    1. I agree that most vending machines are selling more expensive bottled or canned drinks compared to the hyper or supermarkets. I always carry my own home bottled Ribena juice when watching movies. I only spend on the fries.

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    2. one question...vending machine belongs to who ? The store/premise owner or does it belong to manufacturers? Or does the vending machine belongs to companies that buy soft drinks from manufacturers?

      If it is belong to individual companies that buys soft drinks from manufacturer then maybe can understand why somee machine can sell RM1 per can while others selling more than that,

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  14. errr...lesson learnt ... one should always carried a water bottle with him or her wherever he goes. I always do that , maybe I have to travel around in public transport in SG, thus I always have one with me. When I needed to take my vitamins or medicines, it's so convenient as I had the water with me.

    When I was staying in Ipoh back then, I don't bother to carry the water bottle or even umbrella. It's just plain nothing to go to work , except my wallet and key. Nowadays, my bags is full of everything I needed.

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    1. It is definitely a good practice to bring your own water bottle. This is cost saving. We can also cut down on taking carbonate and high sugar content can drinks, right? RM1 or RM2 or RM0.50, you won't want to buy also.

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    2. Yannie - yeah, taking too much carbonated drinks as well as isotonic (unless you work out for more than hour) is not good for weight management.

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    3. Now I think SK is just taking pictures of those vending machine to show us only, I don't think he will buy soft drinks so often too. He is very health conscious now. I really hope so, SK. Are you buying soft drinks from these vending machine often? or you just taking picture for sharing purpose only?

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    4. I always carry a bottle of water too not because I need to save money but I need to drink solarized water everyday. It is better than drinking Red Bull or Isotonic Water that gives me more energy and repair my cells like how the wonders of the sunlight works towards all the plants in mother nature's earth!

      I believe that SK drinks water from vending machines as he looks like one! Wakakaka

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    5. Piak you Anay...wah la you say SK looks like a vending machine. So you give him your money and he give you soft drinks ah? Jahat you lah. No wonder you and someone else so kam ching posted about durians. Be careful ah. Nanti SK give you durian skin baruy tau. Muhahahaha

      LOL...I long time practice carry a bottle of water in the car. First because scare car rosak and need to pour water on it to cool the tempreture.

      But now economy like this. ...die die have to bring own water la. one typperware of water from home cost a few cents only. I can even freeze it up to have cold water on the go. But if go buy from vending machine or shop...a bottle of drinking water might cost up to RM1 plus...and that is drinking water only you know ...not even mineral water. Certain petrol station is selling certain brand of 1.5 litre of mineral water for RM3 plus. Mahal.

      How i wish i can get the Texas Chicken RM9,90 cooler bag.. Then i can put the iced tumbler into it. Now am using those wrapping from basking robbins takeaway, It can keep the water cool till many hours. No need to search for vending machine to buy water

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  15. I remember you mentioned about Japan's vending machines where they have more varieties and different machines have different drinks, while the drinks are very special. Did they charge differently too?

    I also took noticed of some vending machines in SG and most of them seems charge the same price. A can of drink usually cost $1.30 here. If its a bottle drink, then it will be around $2.

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    1. Of course it is common sense that the different vending machines charge differently in Japan, depending on their supplier and locations. If you find the machines in remote areas, chance that the prices are lower.
      You cannot compare anything in this world with Singapore which is such a tiny island with well controlled pricing and marketing strategies.

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    2. Seems like Singapore vending machine have it right leh. At least consumer will have an idea what they will incurred if they were to buy drinks from the vending machine there instead of depending on luck to chance upon a vending machine that sell drinks cheap. It's up to the consumer whether they think it is worth to buy from the vending machine there or not lo.

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  16. Wah piang! Thanks for revealing the locations! If I visit KL Sentral or IKEA again, I will be sure to hunt this RM 1 machine up and sapu more tins! (Masjid Jamek not likely to go again due to driving 100% and taking LRT 0% nowadays)

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    1. I agree, it is good to know, IKEA Damansara, KL Sentral and Masjid Jamek LRT station have RM1. If I happen to be there one day, I will bear in my mind to buy a can drink with RM1 for my daughters and husband. Hehehe!

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    2. Yannie - are the drinks safe to drink or not? Got check expiry date? hahah

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    3. Aiyo! This Chris Kurage so kiasu kah?? Sure the drinks are safe lah since SK Thambee is still blogging as alive as ever with the foulest comments inside my blogs. Wakakaka

      I must head to IKEA since it is closer to home. The price is even cheaper than supermarkets and I should bring a basket to cart home 2 dozens of the drinks.

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    4. both places also unlikely to go. not because of driving but rather the distance matter. Go all the way there just to buy the RM1...buy one whole carton also might not be able to cover my toll and petrol plus parking charges leh.

      IKEA kota damansara seldom go liao. since they building LRT there..the road are pretty jam up. Been avoiding that area for a year already.

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    5. Yea, surprise to see that IKEA got this vending machine for RM 1 deal! I just went there last 2 weeks during my visit to KL. Still love their curry puff and vanilla ice cream! Hehe!

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  17. 1 can for RM1? Eh, that' s cheap leh. Nowadays can hardly buy anything with RM1.

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    1. In that case we must be smart lah to look for these machines to get a good deal. Can buy extra some more to spare since these vending machines selling drinks for RM1 are not available at all LRT stations.

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    2. Due to the cheap price, I wonder if the machine runs out of stock very quickly? You know lah, I am sure there are may kiasu people who will buy a lot since it is so cheap.

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    3. But can they make money kah? For RM1.00 per can it must be quite thin their profit margin. Maybe they make it up elsewhere because the drinks sold at supermarkets are more expensive. This may be some kind of promotional gimmick to encourage consumers to purchase the drinks.

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    4. This information is useful for those who commute frequently so that they are aware of the prices. I hardly take LRT and also I seldom take this sort of drinks. It is still advisable to carry own bottle of water.

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    5. I realised I have also developed this aunty shopper mode after getting influenced by SK's blog posts about overcharging and inflation topics. Without realising, I started to pay attention on the label prices and made too much comparisons without buying. This becomes like a smart shopper's syndrome being developed in me. I hope to save more money from now.

      I find that I have gained so much wisdom and benefits from honest bloggers here than those nonsense newspapers!

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    6. Eh...like that you can also follo Lina leh. She tarak buy from vending machine but i see she mentioned several times she went and sapu fro Jaya Grocer in Bangsar. They selling some can drinks at RM1 ..branded type . Not the usual Pepsi or mountain dew. Also have food stuffs too sometimes

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  18. RM 1 is 12PHP in my country so I must say this is so damn cheap for a 325ml can... here we get 1 can from convenient stores for 25Php to 35 Php that's 2-3RM...

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    1. Oh thanks for sharing the prices! My wife also pointed out that many things and food are more expensive in Manila!

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    2. you said it.. the prices here in Manila are truly expensive.. it's not really surprising to see that a lot of people are conducting rallies about the inflation

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    3. LOL....dont worry...I think Malaysia is catching up to prices in Manila soon.

      The RM1 for a 325ml drinks at vending machine does not apply to all machines. Only certain machines and also certain shops .

      At some machines , shop and petrol station, the price can go up to RM2-RM3 per tin. Depending where we go or buy from.

      Watch out for the politic scene in malaysia this few weeks. Get your popcorn ready as some say.

      Think I have to buy some not perishable food stuffs to stock up,

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  19. but does it go to any brand of drinks? I saw some softdrinks in can that are not from Coca-Cola or Pepsi company.. they are made locally and they tastes so sweet and not my ideal cola at all

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    1. I guess the cheap drinks are definitely from cheapo brands and not premium ones. Hope they will lower the prices of all the brands as we citizens are suffering now.

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    2. We used to have some cola drinks here in my place that used to imitate those well known brands.. some looks like coca-cola yet when you read the title very closely it's "Koca Cola" LOL

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    3. Here also have cheaper brand cola. Some hypermarkets have even come out with their own brand. Some eople will buy la but like you i find it a bit too sweet. So I didnt buy.,

      Mostly I stick to 100plus . Yes it have sugar but still slightly lower than what I see la. Wont buy that from vending machine if I can coz some are selling at RM2.20 per can of 325ml of 100plus . My son saw the vending machine, and had asked me to buy drinks for home from there but I told him no. Luckily he is a god boy la. He didnt throw tanturms when I told him no.

      I usually buy whole carton from a supermarket chain called 99speedmart over here. They selling 100plus much cheaper than what's being sold out there.

      Anyway, the owner /boss of this supermarket chain is an impressive man. A disable man but he managed to rise above all that. Google it and you will know.

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  20. and yes, those who patronized the RM2 per can vending machine must be cursing now when they find these vending machines... imagine how much they can actually save if they use these machines instead

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    1. Yes, Thanks to SK Thambee for waking us up to save money when our GST and falling economy is killing us daily. RM1 per can is very cheap and shocking to me actually.

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    2. what a great saving you can have.. for a frugal guy like me, this is definitely a jackpot! It's almost half the cost so why not grab it right?

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    3. but but but these RM1 machine are limited leh., Not located everywhere. Might not be at the place where we are.

      Dont think the customer will be kicking themselves up for buying at a higher price but rather curse the vendor for selling at higher price. why the xxx machine can sell at RM1 but this machine not

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  21. now I am really convinced that you are indeed an observer... knowing that you took effort taking pictures of these machines.. but then I guess you can benefit from that a lot .. just like how you discovered these cheap vending machines right

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    1. We would love to see you snap photos of Philippines to share with us! SK's hamsap eyes are always roving around his surroundings like a NASA satellite to observe anything funny and aliens that are worth to share in blogs. Please do the same!!!

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    2. too bad we do not have much vending machines here in our area... we have so-called "sari-sari store" almost everywhere where we can buy anything and still get cheaper price hehe

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    3. Oh no, I was requesting for you to snap photos of anything funny and nice in your country as most of us had never been to Philipines.
      Anyway, photos of your vending machines would be interesting to see what drinks are being consumed there.

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    4. oh I see.. sure.. i will try to capture something common here in my place to give you some idea about my country ^_^

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  22. Are those normal drinks or just coloured water of chap mak (generic brands)? I uses masjik jamek lrt station every workday but have never paid any attention to the vending machine there. Will open my eyes big big and look at it tomorrow.

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    1. Oh Mun is also another smart person to travel on LRT to work. I always wish to be able to do the same to save petrol and car maintenance but the nature of my job needs a car.
      If I use LRT daily, I would still carry my own solarized water to drink. Those vending machines come handy when we need really COLD Isotonic juices to replenish our dehydration.

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  23. That is very cheap! That's why I always like to go Malaysia because things are so cheap there, but not Genting, food are expensive in Genting

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    1. Same as Sharon, I also seldom buy drinks from vending machines, unless in a place where you have no choice and vending machine is the only place you can get cold drinks

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    2. Yeah everything is cheap in Malaysia compared to your republic! What is cheaper at your place, please share and tell us since you are coming over frequently to eat, shop, eat, shop and have FUN! You should buy dozens of canned drinks back to ask Sharon sell for you. All her Zumba aunties drink a lot after heavy work out. Good business for you to make.

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  24. I don't get stuff from a vending machine as I still prefer to get from shops. Sometimes the machine doesn't work and it might cheat us in a way.

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    1. You are so wise to avoid something that cannot be trusted. I always gambled my luck to buy from vending machines and got shortchanged, ending me having to kick the machine until dented! Muahahaha

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  25. 很少喝汽水,都是买矿泉水居多 :)

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    1. 那么健康啊? 倒不如从家里带水出去好了 :p

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  26. Oh vending machines again, hehe~

    Actually nowadays still can see those 'normal' vending machines, at my hometown. Those selling F&N drinks.
    In Aeon mall, got slightly better la, with Nescafe and some isotonic drinks. Anyway I seldom buy from those vending machines also la, can always get at shops or malls. So me not really knowledgeable when it comes to vending machines :p

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  27. 一蚊一罐應該喺泰國貨

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